Field TCOM Analyst/Network Engineer

Midland, TX

Onsite  -  IT - Infrastructure / Network / Systems  -  Contract  -  Job ID: 23-72591

Title: Field TCOM Analyst/Network Engineer
Location: On site in Midland, TX 
Duration: 6 month contract with potential to extend
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the U.S.

Job Description:
Field TCOM Analyst/Network Engineer
The position will be part of the IT Infrastructure group which provides telecommunications support to the specific fields. The position reports to the IT Infrastructure Supervisor over this field unit. The position is responsible for both conventional and RF based networks located at enterprise locations, tower sites, well sites, and area facilities in in the Permian fields.

Skill set / Experience:
Support of Field Network Infrastructure and Well Communications
Understand basic Oil & Gas operations.
Maintain and build on Business Unit relationships by acting as IT liaison with Operations.
Accommodate new SCADA implementation at the production facilities by providing connectivity for process control and data gathering.
Develop IT training and knowledge articles for BU operations to leverage for TCOM related issues.
Ability to troubleshoot complex network issues by navigating through peer-to-peer communication on the field network using packet captures.
Familiar with cable and RF test equipment such spectrum analyzers
Communicate planned changes to the field network accurately and effectively and understand how those changes impact Oil & Gas operations.
Issue and maintain IP Address/DNS for all network connected devices for new facility builds.
Coordinate and supervise capital projects in the Business Unit in accordance with safety policies and guidelines.
Monitor and provide metrics of network performance to Operations and IT leadership.
Oversee emergency power generators, site cleanliness, and site security for all tower locations.
Manage Process Control Networks (PCN) that communicate via IT infrastructure that will stop Oil & Gas production if connections are lost.
Provide second level field support for various wireless technologies:
Point-to-point and point-to-multipoint microwave technologies, both licensed and unlicensed
802.11 Wi-Fi
Land mobile radio systems (LMR)
SCADA Data Collectors

Bachelor's degree or higher in Business Admin/Mgmt, Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, other related business field, other related technical field, or foreign equivalent
5+ Years experience supporting enterprise networking.
5+ years experience with various wireless technologies including point to multi point, point to point, mesh, and 802.11 wi-fi.
5+ years experience with Ethernet switching and routing.
5+ years experience with Cisco IOS command line
5+ years experience troubleshooting utilizing the OSI model.
3+ years experience with SNMP based monitoring software.
3+ years experience with DNS, DHCP, packet capture software, and IP address/Subnetting
Experience with serial communications including RS232 and RS485
Willingness to travel overnight to other COP locations.

CCNA or equivalent certification in Routing and Switching
Experience with Aviat, Cambium, ABB Tropos, Motorola UHF radio systems manufacturers
Link-profiling and RF propagation software experience
Experience in microwave (licensed and un-licensed), MAS-SCADA, Private LTE, LoRaWan, IOT, Land Mobile, tower structures, and FCC and FAA regulations for the aforementioned
Familiarity with existing and emerging cellular technologies
Experience with microwave link design, planning, and troubleshooting
Working knowledge of parts 90 and 101 of CFR47 (FCC regulations)
Knowledge and experience with DC/AC power solutions and sizing; 12vdc, 24vdc, 48vdc, 120vac, 240vac
Report writing experience.
SCADA systems
Team player able to work collaboratively in an environment of mixed disciplines including field operations, I&E, contractors, and corporate engineering groups to provide reliable communications to the business.
Excellent verbal and technical written communication skills
Strive to be self-sufficient as they continue to learn.
Passion for excelling in next generation technologies, continuing to learn new and advancing technologies

Our benefits package includes:

  • Comprehensive medical benefits
  • Competitive pay, 401(k)
  • Retirement plan
  • and much more!

About INSPYR Solutions:

Technology is our focus and quality is our commitment. As a national expert in delivering flexible technology and talent solutions, we strategically align industry and technical expertise with our clients’ business objectives and cultural needs. Our solutions are tailored to each client and include a wide variety of professional services, project, and talent solutions. By always striving for excellence and focusing on the human aspect of our business, we work seamlessly with our talent and clients to match the right solutions to the right opportunities. Learn more about us at

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